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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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wanton
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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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  • such wanton, wild, and usual slips As are companions noted and most known To youth and liberty.
  • I have heard of your paintings too, well enough; God hath given you one face, and you make yourselves another: you jig, you amble, and you lisp, and nickname God’s creatures, and make your wantonness your ignorance.
  • Come, for the third, Laertes: you but dally; I pray you pass with your best violence: I am afeard you make a wanton of me.
  • Not this, by no means, that I bid you do: Let the bloat king tempt you again to bed; Pinch wanton on your cheek; call you his mouse; And let him, for a pair of reechy kisses, Or paddling in your neck with his damn’d fingers, Make you to ravel all this matter out, That I essentially am not in madness, But mad in craft.

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  • She is known for wanton behavior.
  • The ability to see beauty is the beginning of our moral sensibility. What we believe is beautiful we will not wantonly destroy.
    Reverend Sean Parker Dennison

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